Video: 100-Year-Old Man Achieves Skydiving Dream On His Birthday
In a move proving it's never too late to achieve your dreams, a 100-year-old man who said he always wanted to skydive finally took the leap on his birthday.
Vernon Maynard, a retired car dealer from Palm Desert, and his two great-nephews made their first skydive from 13,000 feet in Perris on Monday, the Associated Press reports. Maynard's daughter said her father's friends made arrangements for him to skydive after they heard about his long-time dream.
Maynard, who was born in 1913 in Nebraska, is last surviving owner of the S.S. Catalina, a steamship that carried passengers from Los Angeles to Santa Catalina Island until 1975, according to Yahoo! News.
Check out the fearless centenarian's jump below: